9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bruny Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
George Town
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
On the 14th (Thu), look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co. and then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art, and then take a stroll through North Hobart.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip planner .

Adelaide to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Adelaide in March, with highs in Hobart at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, The Wicked Cheese Co.
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 16th (Sat), make a trip to Cape Bruny Lighthouse, then do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines, and then stroll through Fluted Cape Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Fluted Cape Trail ©
Fluted Cape Trail
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site, and then hike along Three Capes Track. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site, then make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dog Line.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Bruny Island to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

2
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay travel planning app .

Getting from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

2
nights
George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania, and finally explore the galleries of Tamar Valley Art Shack. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from The Low Head Lighthouse, then do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, then do a tasting at Wines for Joanie, and finally stop by Goaty Hill Wines.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the George Town trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to George Town by car takes about 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in George Town are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Rowella, Ghost Rock Tasmania, The Low Head Lighthouse, Goaty Hill Wines
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard

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